GOV: True Texas Project’s CEO Julie McCarty endorsed former Sen. Don Huffines (R-Dallas) over Gov. Greg Abbott (R). McCarty, a longtime leader within the Tea Party, has been critical of Abbott’s job performance.

Tweeting a reply to a question from Michael Quinn Sullivan, McCarty indicated she was torn over whether Abbott should call a special session if lawmakers failed to pass all of the Republican Party’s priority bills. Fearing Abbott would use his calling of a special session to demonstrate his leadership on Republican Party priorities, McCarty said, “It’d make many of our arguments against him irrelevant to low-info voters.”

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